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Join @SocEntEdinburgh next Friday as it launches its fourth #SocEnt strategy. The launch will also celebrate the 5th birthday of the 'Buy The Good Stuff' brand, and the History of Social Enterprise in Scotland exhibition. eventbrite.co.uk/e/e…

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Senscot Bulletin
21st December 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 21.12.18

Dear members and friends, At 22.22pm this evening (Friday 21st Dec), the sun will reach its lowest annual point – only seven hours of light – our shortest day; at this time, with each pass…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2018

The municipalist revolution

IPS Journal, by Eleonora de Majo 14.12.18 Naples shows how local democracy can defy the neoliberal paradigm In times of a globalised, neoliberal economy and a deep crisis of national sovereig…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2018

Brexit ‘delusions’ risk putting UK into crisis, warns

The Guardian, by Jennifer Rankin 13.12.18 Theresa May has been accused of failing to be honest with the public about Brexit by the UK’s former ambassador to the European Union, who warned that…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2018

Brexit drives May from incompetence to mental disintegration

The Guardian, by John Crace 17.11.18 What started off as the occasional one-off gig for Theresa May has now turned into a permanent residency. For the past two months the prime minister has spen…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2018

Anand Giridharadas: ‘Many of my friends are drunk on danger…

The Guardian, by Lucia Graves  18.12.18 Anand Giridharadas was surprised this September when Google invited him to their offices, given his outspoken criticism of tech giants. “I applaud whoe…
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18th December 2018

Denis Law Legacy Trust announce second ‘Cruyff Court’

Simon Wood of the Cruyff Foundation was delighted to reveal at the Denis Law Legacy Trust fundraising dinner on 23rd November that a second Cruyff Court is heading to Aberdeen. After the great succ…
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18th December 2018

£2.2m arts hub in the Highlands offers creative industries a new…

Wasps’ major new arts hub has opened in Inverness, following a £2.25million renovation of the former Inverness Royal Academy’s Midmills Building. The opening of the Inverness Creative Academy her…
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18th December 2018

Spartans Community Football Academy celebrates 10 years in the co…

On Wednesday December 5 the Spartans Community Football Academy celebrated 10 years at its home in North Edinburgh. This community-focused facility has two full-sized football pitches, a 5-a-side p…
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18th December 2018

Partnership deal for social care aids

Respite Now CIC and WellScot have entered into a partnership agreement to market and sell social care aids. WellScot is a new social enterprise supporting the aims and objectives of the Scottish Pe…
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18th December 2018

Health SEN member increases services to tackle isolation over fes…

Glasgow-based social enterprise Good Morning Service (GMS) will be increasing its services to reduce the effects of loneliness and social isolation over the festive period. GMS has been providing …
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Senscot Bulletin
14th December 2018

Senscot Bulletin 14.12.18

  The Ballon d’Or is football’s highest individual honour – the 2018 prize, going to Luka Modric, the Real Madrid midfielder. In a major boost to women’s football, their own version of…
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2018

Theresa May survives. Things are so bad we have to be grateful fo…

The Guardian, by Polly Toynbee 12.12.18 Hallelujah! Theresa May survives as our prime minister! Pop the corks, punch the air, thank our lucky stars! Really? Pinch yourself, but yes indeed. Thoug…